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A fresh week.

Monday, April 09, 2012      3 comments

There's something about Mondays . . . but not the way most look at it. I see it as a fresh start, a way to feel new without doing anything at all! Oh, I AM doing things, eating right, working out, staying calm and such but today just FEELS awes... Read more

Still Lurking Around the Place

Monday, April 02, 2012      3 comments

Yes, I'm still lurking around, just haven't been posting much lately. Miss and love you guys, hope to see you more in the coming month. Why? Because after a little health scare (BP spikes to dangerous levels) I am taking a month or so off wor... Read more

My first 5k!

Saturday, February 25, 2012      6 comments

Just finished my first 5k! My daughter, her husband and a few of their friends (average age - 23) and me. Had a great time, beautiful weather and lots of fun chatter. The walk along Tempe Beach Park was perfect, if every day was like this I'd... Read more

Back from Vacation - Recap

Friday, February 10, 2012      2 comments

Yes, I know its a website for being healthy but sometimes being healthy means being happy to (ok all the time but you get what I mean I hope) so this blog isn't about "diet" as much as it is about saying how great a vacation feels and how much i... Read more

See you on the Flip Side

Tuesday, January 31, 2012      4 comments

Sometimes life gets in the way . . . isn't that what AllState says? And yes, a little AllState has come into my life. Let me explain briefly. Work has been hectic - lots of personnel changes and investigations going on - and vacation starts i... Read more

Down With the ickness

Tuesday, January 24, 2012      5 comments

Fever. Sore throat. Aches. emoticon This is day 3, tired of being sick, tired of having no energy and stuck at ... Read more

Short & Sweet - YAY!

Wednesday, January 04, 2012      8 comments

YAY what a DAY!!! emoticon Work went well, found a doctor, talked myself out of talking myself out of working... Read more

Back to Feeling Human

Monday, January 02, 2012      4 comments

As much as I love all the festivities of the holidays I can't even begin to describe how happy I am they are OVER! Mostly because I felt like too many things were out of my control. Oh, I'm not by any means a control freak, I am more of a roll... Read more

Welcome to the Party

Wednesday, December 28, 2011      6 comments

But probably not the kind you were thinking . . . I can feel myself sliding down the slope of apathy and I hate it! Where has my motivation gone? Why is that elliptical looking at me like its trying to kill me? Did I seriously just have ... Read more

The Hard Way

Friday, December 16, 2011      2 comments

Happy Holiday! Happy Hanukkah! Merry Christmas! Happy New Year! Festivus for the Rest of Us! Whatever you celebrate this time of year the overload of goodies is killing me! I was doing very well with eating, staying in calorie range... Read more

Take THAT Murphy!

Wednesday, December 07, 2011      3 comments

So yesterday was a day of opposites. I had four people at work tell me that it’s obvious I am losing weight and looking good. That was enough to send my heart into flip flops and put a smile on my face. What a wonderful feeling. Lookin... Read more

Miscellaneous Ramblings of a Mad Arizona Woman

Saturday, December 03, 2011      3 comments

Today has been productive but lazy – is that even possible? The day started with a drizzle; the skies are grey and water is falling out of the clouds . . . what is this? Rain? In Arizona’s desert? A welcome site but since it rarely happens i... Read more

Not Feeling the Workout I Have Scheduled Toady

Tuesday, November 29, 2011      3 comments

All day today while I was at work I was thinking about how great it was going to be when I got home and got to jump on the elliptical. All day. Until about 2:30. Did I mention my work day ends at 3:00? Yep, all day. Until I was almost in a p... Read more

Hallelujah For Monday!

Sunday, November 27, 2011      3 comments

We’ve shifted gears from Thanksgiving to Christmas/Hanukkah at our house. The leftovers are gone, thankfully not much since we dined elsewhere; the tree is all decorated and the candles that smell like pine are lit; the outside of the house is ... Read more

Holidays Can Be a Great Time

Friday, November 25, 2011      2 comments

What a weekend so far! Yes, we did the traditional turkey dinner with family gathered around but with a few exceptions. First let me explain the family situation. I live far away from where I grew up and most of my family lives still. ... Read more


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